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Wright Brothers National Memorial at Kill Devil Hill
Wright Brothers National Memorial at Kill Devil Hill
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This photograph shows the Wright Brothers Monument in the distance on Kill Devil Hill and the granite boulder that marks the place that the first take-off of the first airplane was made. On December 17, 1903, the Wright brothers first flew a piloted, heavier-than-air, powered machine in North Carolina. Approved by Congress in 1927, the Kill Devil Hill National Memorial has the Wright Memorial Shaft, a sixty-foot granite monument. On over 300 acres, it was dedicated in 1932...Image # : Monument
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